Glenbrook South High School

Glenview, Illinois

  • FIRM

    ARCON Associates


    Northfield Township High School District 225

  • AREA

    265,000 sq.ft.





In an attempt to meet the growing enrollment needs of this north suburban Chicago high school district, the architect designed this classroom addition to handle an additional 250 students, as well as the support spaces required to meet the educational program.

The addition component of this project involved the demolition of the school’s existing greenhouse structure ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$225.00FEATURED IN1999 Architectural Portfolio the addition of 20,000 square feet of general classrooms, a mathematics computer lab, science labs and prep rooms, science department offices, a state-of-the-art greenhouse structure and an equipment room to handle the mechanical needs of the addition.

The remodeling component of this project involved the conversion of general classroom space into a drivers’-education department office, a mathematics department office, special-education classrooms, and the corridors required to connect the addition to the existing building.

This project began during the summer of 1996, continued throughout summer break, and was completed by August 1997 in time for the new school year.